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Matthew Evans
020 3962 9900

Matthew leads MRG’s Real Estate Advisory and Project and Cost Management business units, working with a range of organisations in order to provide tailored recruitment solutions and aligned services. Having joined MRG in 2013 he has successfully grown both the Real Estate Adv


Job Description

REF: 15324
Posted: 24 March 2020
Closes: 30 April 2020

Are you a compassionate and driven individual with significant real estate development experience, looking for your next career move?

Castleoak is a highly reputable development and construction business within the care, assisted and retirement living sector, seeking a passionate Managing Director to lead its specialist development function. With over 30 years’ experience delivering over 200 care homes with over 10,000 care beds, and more than 3,500 Assisted Living units across the UK, Castleoak are widely considered the leading independent developer within this specialist sector.

The Managing Director - Developments will be the most senior executive within Castleoak Care Developments Limited (“CCD”), sitting on the group executive board and reporting to the Chairman. They will be responsible for leading the development of CCD’s strategy, establishing and implementing the business plan agreed with the shareholders of the business. In a fast paced and highly dynamic sector, the need to find an alternative solution and drive business in a more holistic manner is required.

The Managing Director -Developments does not necessarily need retirement living experience but must be comfortable in a comparable sector such as Student Accommodation, Residential, Build to Rent or Hospitality, with a demonstrable track record in development.

They must also have an in depth understanding of the full development life cycle, including:

  • Funding partnerships
  • Planning
  • Early community engagement
  • Site finding and acquisition
  • Appraisal feasibility
  • Due diligence.

Exposure of linking development schemes to proactive asset management is essential.

The successful candidate will be a natural leader, being able to manage multiple streams of business, ensuring detail orientation at all times. They will be able to influence and inform a wide variance of stakeholders in order to achieve results.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an amazing company with strong values and an inclusive working culture. For more information on the role and the benefits of working for Castleoak, please click the link below to be taken to our candidate briefing pack.

MRG and Castleoak are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Promoting equality of opportunity for all, through diversity, giving everyone the chance to achieve their potential, free from prejudice and discrimination. To that end, they particularly welcome applications from minority candidates as they are under-represented within Development roles at this level.

Castleoak Managing Director - Developments